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live from san francisco. and jeff, before i tap into your extraordinary wealth of expertise on the supreme court and get your insight, i want to lay some groundwork and let our colleague, joe johns, come in first and tell everyone just more about how this case came to be. >> reporter: abigail fisher dream of going to the university of texas at austin for most of her life. after applying, she didn't get in. attending louisiana state university instead. but the rejection from ut led fisher to file a lawsuit against the school claiming she was squeezed out, unfairly denied admission because of her race. she's white. she said in a statement, "there were people in my class with lower grades who weren't in all the activities i was in who were being accepted into ut, and the only other difference between us was the color of our skin." she declined an interview with cnn. edward blum recruited abigail fisher to file the lawsuit. >> the most important question is should a university judge a student by his or her skin color when it comes time for admission? and the answer is no. >> rep
put st. louis to a win in san francisco in the nlcs opener. dave freese got the cardinals on the board with this two-run blast. the giants closed the gap to 6-4 but that was how it ended as st. louis relievers pitched 5 1/3 innings of scoreless ball. the detroit tigers have a 2-0 lead on the yankees in the american league championship series. it was quite the game. the yankees hurt by an umpire's blown call at second base. i know, he was clearly out. the replay showed it. omar infante slid past the base, came back and was clearly out but the umpire was on the other side, he didn't see it. new yorkmanager joe girardi argued for baseball to expand its use of instant replay to cover plays like this one. >> in this day and age there as just too much at stake and the technology is available. that's what our country has done. we've evolved technology to make things better. >> let's talk about the instant replay with former new york giants start tiki barber. hi, tiki. >> they had the same issue in the national football league when calls were starting to affect games. >> was it the same argume
, cardinals, tigers. san francisco moves on after beating st. louis to win the national league title. game seven of the nlcs with his no contest, giants winning 9-0. series mvp, marco scutaro, final out in the rain, setting off a frenzy on the field. they will host game one against the detroit tigers tomorrow night. at least they were already wet when they went in to spray each other with champagne, right? >>> lions sacked bears quarterback cutler, sending him to the soidline with bruised ribs but he would return to the game. full of turf. bears won 13-7. detroit fans have the tigers to cheer at least. >>> today, the widely popular ipad is expected to get a younger, smaller sibling in time for the holidays. unveiling happens a few hours from now. alison kosik joins us from the new york stock exchange. >> everybody has been whispering about this smaller ipad. worst kept secret. drum roll, please, apple is expe expected to unveil this mini ipad, possibly calling it the i pad mini. rumor has it it will have a 7.8" screen. compare that to the 10" on the tra dirk ipad. 8 gigs of memory and go u
of the hour. we're going to look at your headlines right now. the president hits san francisco tomorrow. >>> that scary meningitis outbreak continues to grow. seven people have now died. the cdc confirms 91 cases of fungal meningitis in 9 states. 27 new cases just since yesterday. nearly half of them in michigan. the fungal meningitis is linked to contaminated steroid injections often used to ease back and neck pain. the company that descripted the tainted steroid issued a voluntary recall for all its products. >>> late night in venezuela, where most of the country's voting places are still open, hours beyond the scheduled closing time. people are still lined up waiting to vote. president hugo chavez is trying to win another term. he's been in office for 13 years. polling places in venezuela will stay open until the last person wants to vote votes. >>> stewart into the middle of the pack and over. >> did you see that? 25 cars in a huge crash on the final lap of talledega speedway. all of the drivers walked away without injuries. tony stewart is taking the blame for tonight's massive cra
love for the cards, don, because i used to live in st. louis. the st. louis cardinals, san francisco giants, game one later tonight. >> yeah. this is definitely the b-series, but they've won the last two world series. st. louis lucky to still be here. st. louis' best player for years and year was albert pujols and he left the franchise. and the giants have buster posey. it's been overshadowed by the yankees, but this ought to be a great series, too. >> nfl, let's talk about that, now. i got to work today and we're right here where they play. i didn't even recognize some of my colleagues, because they were wearing the jerseys. the falcons won today. now undefeated at 6-0. houston also undefeated. what are your headlines so far this season? >> we're kind of in the meaty part of the season. the first part of the season was the replacement ref shenanigans. now we're in the adult section and i think you're right, the two undefeated teaming of this moment, the falcons are a great story. the saints with the bounty scandal. we've had five weeks of silliness and we're done with the replacemen
's desperate cries for help. the father cnbc executive returning from san francisco had to be met at the airport by police so they could break the news as to what happened. cnbc did release a statement. the sadness that we all feel for kevin, and their family is without measure. the parents are clearly devoted to these three children. the mom had a blog called life with the little krim kids. the last posting about her son hours before the tragedy and she had written a couple of days previously. she said, i am very proud that the three kids absolutely love to play together and never seem to get bored at home. they're constantly thinking of fun things to do in the house. that house now the scene of a terrible crime and, you know, anybody who is a parent, we all have nannys. they did more due diligence than most of us moms normally do. >> that's what's so fascinating. >> even the most thorough background check, it cannot predict whether somebody is going to snap. police don't know why she did but that's the assumption, that's what they're working on right now. >> just quickly. i don'
baseball now since the nlcs will go to game seven. the san francisco giants beat st. louis 6-1 last night behind strong pitching by vogelsong. he struck out nine in seven innings of work holding the cardinals to just four hits. giants scored all the runs they needed in the second ining. marco scutaro had the biggest hit. that would be that two-run double. the two teams go at it again tonight weather permitting. the winner heads to the world series to take on the tigers. >>> the race for the white house comes down to the undecided voter. who is the undecided voter? and what the heck is keeping that voter from making up his mind? you see us, at the start of the day. on the company phone list that's a few names longer. you see us bank on busier highways. on once empty fields. everyday you see all the ways all of us at us bank are helping grow our economy. lending more so companies and communities can expand, grow stronger and get back to work. everyday you see all of us serving you, around the country, around the corner. us bank. >>> 15 minutes past the hour. checking our top stories now. de
. there was no scoring in the game until the seventh inning. at's when san francisco played small ball to perfection. he lays down that perfect bunt. it stays fair. i think the tigers are hurt.tha for brandon crawford whose double playgrounder scored the first run. the giants added an insurance run in the eighth inning. both starting pitchers pitched great. the giants madison balm gardner was better than doug fister. he struck out eight in seven innings. the gian win 2-0. they lose 2-0. thursday night now tampa bay running back took over the game with the minnesota vikings. martin picked up yards including this. right here that's a 64 yard score. josh freeman talked two of the touchdown passes tampa bay. the bucks go on to win the game 361 36147. >> the presh our on the bob sled team. jones did not medal in the 100 meter hurdles in the last two summer games. new england patriots and st. louis rams are going on the road for their game on sunday. actually, all the way across th pond. cnn's alex thomas reports on the nfl's latest export to britain. >> they spend millions of dollars a year, yet the regular
british richard quest out on an american journey by train to talk to voters from chicago to san francisco. >>> plus, his tax fraud trial started six years ago. today silvio berlusconi now sentenced. >>> and does this sound like a truce to you? right? this is a syrian cease-fire ending almost as soon as it starts. hi, i'm phil mickelson. i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if
is the editor in chief of the content website buzz feed and then to his right in san francisco is cnn contributor and anchor of "real news," amy holmes. let me start with you, ben since you're sitting right beside me. that was a big issue and this has been a contentious debate and the white house has been taking it on the chin over what happened in libya, and it seemed to some that either the vice president wasn't sure of his semantics when he said we didn't know they needed more security or it seemed to others he knew that the white house didn't have that information right away, but it's all about the optics. how did they come off last night on this very critical foreign policy issue. >> that struck me as biden's worst moment, and i don't know if joe biden personally knew about barackbama, and there had been a hearing the previous day which was very clear that the state department knew and it is not clear what joe biden talked about there and you see ryan and that was the one moment where it seemed to me that was unclear with the statement. a amy, was that fair to jump all over this
of each candidate and unconventional interview. liz joins me live from san francisco. this is not the norm reader's digest presidential interview. why did you decide to go this route, liz. >>? the 24-hour news cycle we decided we couldn't and shouldn't try to cover the policy and the pundits and the debate and the partisanship and what reader's digest, when we're at our best we connect people. we get at the heart of emotion, we get at the heart of the human being and we decided to take a different approach and find out what men these people are. >> tell me what was surprising. what did you learn that surprised you most? >> well, i was interested that both men were a lot warmer than i thought they'd be. governor romney was on the campaign trail and his answers were a little more clipped and shorter. he wasn't the storyteller that president obama was but when governor romney talked about his family and his wife and his 18 grandchildren, there was a sparkle in his eye that you could not fake. very, very warm. i interviewed president obama in the oval office. most powerful man in the world and
league here. st. louis leads san francisco three games to two. and then they play game six later tonight. >> this will be really good. it's a pitching rematch of game two, but keep in mind, these are a couple teams that in the national league division series, both were on the verge of being out. the cardinals down to the last strike twice and the giants were 0-2 at home, had to win three straight in cincinnati to move on. this could go to a game seven tomorrow night. it's been a thrilling series. >> the yankees and who else -- the yankees and detroit tigers. a-rod is out, the hottest player in the league. what is going on here. where is this going to end up? >> to quote my colleague adam everett at bleacher over at turner, the yankees have to make a decision. they're either all in or they're all out. is he going to be your thiferd baseman every day? he was not in the lineup in a couple games. you're paying him $28 million. >> that's what i mean. what do you think it will end up for him. is he going to be able to come back and be the player he once was? >> he was be 38 in july
of california did not include the san francisco bay area. that was an advisory, this is a warning. people in hawaii are very aware of the potential for this. i want to explain this graphic. you're probably wondering what this is. this is the coast of british columbia. queen charlotte islands. there is another name that it goes by that is the name we're using right now. take a look at this. this kind of depicts where the energy is directed. it goes across the pacific basin here, down to hawaii. and you can kind of see where that energy is directed. now, they have the monitors as i've mentioned. and along there, they can kind of tell how spread out that energy is. is it more narrowed? here you can see kind of the trend is, it is more aimed at the hawaiian islands. and as a result, they were saying at 10:28 local time in hawaii, they were expecting the first wave. may not be the strongest. may not be the highest. but they were looking at that energy to finally make its way to hawaii. we saw all those pictures of the web cams and the images. nothing looked significant. but as you said, natali
of a game. the san francisco 49ers dominated the jets blowing them out 34-0. . can't lay all the blame on mark sanchez, but the jets' quarterback had the third straight game below the 50% completion rate. let's talk about that with tiki barber. welcome, tiki. >> how are you doing this morning? >> good. i'm suffering from that and i'm not even a jets fan. was that the worst game ever? >> it was. there was nothing positive to take away from that game for the jets. if you have a bad loss like that, you do a couple things wrong, they had a lot of things wrong. so there's really nothing positive to take away from this game. and as we all expected, with tim tebow coming in the offseason, when bad things started happening, the call for tebow was going to start ringing forward. and i think we're starting to hear that now because the jets seem to be on the ropes in a bad way. >> why not? it's tebow time, why not? >> it's interesting, that highlight that you showed with the jets getting the touchdown scored on them was the backup quarterback for the san francisco 49ers. and he is a wildcat-type
much i paid. i paid $25. not exactly cheap. what a cheaper approach? one san francisco based start-up is giving us another alternative. their cars are marked by a pink mustache. log in, open the app, and request a pickup. >> my pink mustache car has arrived. okay. >> you have cabs driving around in san francisco or manhattan, looxing for people with their hand in the air. with technology, you can get a lot more information into this to make it way more efficient. >> on average, lift's founders say rides cost 20% less than taxis. but how safe is it to jump in a car with a stranger? >> we check for a background check, dmv check, we interview all of them. >> lift, like similar apps, brands itself as a car sharing service and has to navigate regulations. >> we have a great team of lawyers who have looked at this before we did anything, made sure what we were doing was 100% legal. >> it's an ongoing battle they they will have to fight as they try to stay on the road. >> wow, that's pretty inventive. laurie is now joining us from new york. these services are shaking up the transportation
. the giants will counter with barry zito who shut down the cardinals last week. san francisco has won zito's last 13 starts. something has to give tonight. >>> two ball clubs making moves after disappointing seasons, marlins fired guillen. he told "time" magazine he admired fidel castro. on the field, the team played poorly, and fans stayed home. >>> and another 93 loss team has made a change. the boston red sox have hired their former pitching coach, john farrell, as manager. the ex toronto skipper replaces valentine, who like guillen, was fired after just one season. and speaking of bobby valentine, he went on nbc sports networks "costas tonight" taking blame for the red sox abysmal season but also pointed a finger at sox slugger david ortiz. this is the quote. david ortiz came back after spending six weeks on the disabled list and we thought it was going to be a week. he got two hits, drove in a couple runs and we're off to the races. then he realized this trade meant we're not going to run this race, and we're not even going to finish the race properly, and he decided not to play anymo
. ♪ >>> it was a painful night for tigers' fans. the san francisco giants took game one thanks in large part to the guy they call kung fu panda. pablo sand dough val hit three home runs. two of his blasts came off the tigers' ace justin verlander who lasted only four innings. he becomes only the fourth player to hit three home runs in a world series game joining babe ruth, reggie jackson and al ber pujols. good company for a guy who only hit 12 home runs in the regular season. >> it's part of the dream, being in the world series. i was thinking being in this situation, three homers in one game, you know. you have to keep focused and play your game. >> he was fantastic. game two tonight. detroit sends doug fister to the mounz. the giants counter with madison baumgartner. >>> nfl picking up on a new jersey boy's idea for refs to use pink penalty flags as part of breast cancer awareness month. 11-year-old dante wrote commissioner roger goodell who said the flags will be used at this monday's game. dante and his family have been invited to gats imand will present the pink flags to officials. >>> people in
, hopping on a plane to iowa. just that pose that picture with the president, boarding air force one, san francisco here on his way to columbus, ohio. before the day is out, romney like obama will venture into the buckeye state with 18 electoral votes there. cnn's john king is in ohio for us today. we'll be talking to him a little bit later and talk about the importance of the buckeye state come november 6th. right now, mitt romney trying to ride that wave of post debate momentum, in a speech last hour, just west of des moines, a blustery afternoon there, and, a pitch to iowa farmers. >> people have been waiting a long time for a farm bill. and the president has to exert the kind of presidential leadership it takes to get the house and the senate together and actually pass a farm bill. that's something i will devote my time to make sure we get that bill passed so farmers know what they can expect. there are big differences between the president and me. he has no plan for rural america. no plan for agriculture. no plan for getting people back to work. and i do. you know i spoke about it al
you firmly in control. whoa! [ male announcer ] the all-new cadillac ats. >>> if the san francisco giants needed anymore reason to get up for game two of the nlcs, they got it when their second baseman went down. top of the first inning, the cardinals allen craig hits to shortstop brandon crawford who then tosses to marco scutaro for the force-out. matt holliday comes in to break up a possible double play. scutaro goes down. the replay shows holliday went into his slide after he passed second base. scutaro would stay in the game to deliver this two-run single in the giants' 7-1 victory. but he was pulled after the fifth inning with an injured hip. scutaro's manager talked about the slide. >> i really think they got away with a legal slide there. the rule was changed a while back and he really didn't hit dirt until he was passed the bag. and marco was behind the bag and got smoked. it's a shame somebody got hurt because of this. >> holliday said, quote, in behind sight, i wish i would have started the slide earlier, but it happened so fast. end quote. >>> the denver broncos have bee
. they're 2-0 against the san francisco giants. it's going to be a rather chilly one. game time temperatures will be in the 30s. >>> he was born with only one arm, but that didn't stop him from playing top-level college basketball. the man behind this remarkable story next. i'm so glad you called. thank you. we're not in london, are we? no. why? apparently my debit card is. what? i know. don't worry, we have cancelled your old card. great. thank you. in addition to us monitoring your accounts for unusual activity, you could also set up free account alerts. okay. [ female announcer ] at wells fargo we're working around the clock to help protect your money and financial information. here's your temporary card. welcome back. how was london? [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. . >>> too often, many of us make excuses as to why we can't achieve our goals. well, kevin low is not one of those people, born with one arm, he dreamed big to become a top level college basketball player. his father died when he was just ten years old. so his mom fought to find kevin a co
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